Ariana and Pete Are Moving WAY Too Fast
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Sorry, But Ariana and Pete Are Not #RelationshipGoals

There's nothing enviable about rushing into things.

Pete Davidson Official Instagram

Actually, I'm not sorry.

Unless you live under a rock, or just never check social media, chances are you've heard by now that pop star Ariana Grande and comedian Pete Davidson got engaged within weeks of reports that they had just begun "casually seeing each other".

And in the blink of the eye, they're suddenly one of the most talked-about couples in Hollywood (JBiebs and Hailey are up there, too.) They've become extremely public about their relationship on Instagram, from dressing up in Hogwarts robes together to showing off their tattoos for one another. It all moved extremely fast, and honestly, it's kind of scary.

Tattoo artist London Reese shared this photo of Pete Davidson's new ink. Behind his ear is Grande's "Dangerous Woman" bunny ear mask.London Reese official Instagram

I don't dislike either celebrity, and I don't hate public relationships. But I simply cannot get behind an engagement after only weeks of dating.

Both Grande and Davidson are in their early twenties, and both have incredible careers ahead of them. What's with the sudden rush to get married? How well can they possibly know each other? Don't they think that they're just setting themselves up for failure?

While I understand that they are both individuals very capable of making their own decisions, Grande especially should have some grasp on the message this sends to young fans. They now idolize a young woman who thinks a couple months of dating is sufficient enough to last a lifetime.

I don't intend to discredit either Grande or Davidson on their incredible success in their respective industries. If it was cute couple pictures on Instagram, lovey-dovey comments on each other's accounts, and a simple (very public) summer romance, I would have no problem with this. But what's enviable about rushing into things? What are we teaching young girls about what love truly means?

I'm all for love at first sight, and I am the most rom-com obsessed person you may ever meet, but Ariana and Pete are not my #relationshipgoals.

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